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Emerald Isle, N.C. (May 20, 2016) Transportation Impact has selected one summer intern and one scholarship recipient from Campbell University. Ethan Powell was awarded two $2,500 scholarships, and Matthew Wimberly has been chosen to serve as a summer intern with the firm.
Powell is set to graduate in December 2016 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance. He is active in Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society and recently received the Embodiment of the YMCA Mission Award.
Wimberly is a rising senior pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in accounting. He currently volunteers with the North Carolina Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Coalition in Lillington as a tax preparer, helping low- to moderate-income individuals and families avoid preparation fees and maximize their tax credits. Wimberly also serves as a senior patrol leader with Boy Scouts of America and as treasurer for Kappa Alpha Order at Campbell. As part of his paid internship, he will be provided with summer housing and will assist with monthly reconciliation practices, organize costs related to the new TI facility, learn more about business analytics and support the sales and marketing teams by converting data to a working lead list.
“Both Ethan and Matthew had impressive applications that showed their hard-work and dedication to the finance field,” said company Co-Founder Travis Burt. “We know Ethan will represent Transportation Impact well through his scholarship and that Matthew will make a great addition to the TI team this summer.”
About Transportation Impact
Transportation Impact, a 3-time Inc. 5000 honoree, is a supply chain spend-management firm headquartered in Emerald Isle, N.C. Founded in 2008, the company offers a portfolio of supply chain services and technologies that help large companies reduce the costs associated with small package and freight shipping. For more information, visit www.transportationimpact.com.
8002 Emerald Drive, Ste. B
Emerald Isle, NC 28594